BURBANK, CA (BUSINESS WIRE) --Apr. 02, 2009-- Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announces Scooby-Doo! First Frights, thevideogamethat will be the complement to the upcoming Warner Premiere release. This action-adventure game lets players take on the role of young Scooby-Doo and teenage versions of the newly formed Mystery, Inc. crew to solve their very first cases. The game will be released on the Wii(TM), Nintendo DS(TM) andPlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system in fall 2009.
In Scooby-Doo! First Frights, developed by Torus Games and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, players put their sleuthing skills to the test solving puzzles, combating enemies and collecting clues before unmasking each mysterious villain. After solving each mystery, players can use unlockable character costumes for Scooby-Doo, Fred, Velma, and the rest of the gang to access new areas in every level.
"We are taking the family friendly Scooby-Doo brand to a new level in gaming with a twist on the fan favorite characters," said Samantha Ryan, Senior Vice President, Development and Production, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. "And as a mother, I'm really excited to finally have a Scooby-Doo game that I can play with my son."
Since 2001, Scooby-Doo videogames have sold more than 3.5 million copies in North America alone.Scooby-Doo! First Frights brings fans more of what they love with exciting environments, innovative gameplay and graphics that take full advantage of each console. Co-op play is made easy by allowing players to jump in or out of the game at any time.
About Torus Games
Torus Games is an independent developer of video games based in Melbourne, Australia. Torus has been developing video games since 1994 and employs a staff of over 60. For more information please visit: http://www.torusgames.com.
About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all current and future platforms, including console, handheld and PC-based gaming for both internal and third party game titles.